Redwood

Dinghies, day sailers, world cruisers. Many small sailboats make ideal rowboats or low-speed power boats.

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Matilda
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Redwood

Post by Matilda » Sat Dec 16, 2017 4:04 pm

Is redwood good for anything on a boat? Im laminating my tiller out of it but how bout like decking...too brittle? Does it spinter?

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chugalug
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Re: Redwood

Post by chugalug » Sun Dec 17, 2017 8:00 am

:D People use it for decking around houses and for canoes.
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Re: Redwood

Post by JoeM » Sun Dec 17, 2017 9:39 am

http://www.glen-l.com/wood-plywood/bb-chap5d.html

I have no personal experience with it in building a boat. I have built a few simple projects with redwood. Was fairly easy to work if I recall but I was a teenager assisting my dad so take that for what it's worth.
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Re: Redwood

Post by Matilda » Mon Dec 18, 2017 9:11 am

Thank you for the replies. Im gonna keep on going that way till I hear something against it. Im in LA mountains and will be up north half of the year at least. Redwood is beautiful and true to the region. I glued up the tiller yesterday. Im gonna pop it tuesday. Ill post pic's when shaped and sanded. Nobody's got a redwood tiller, lol. I hope theres not a reason for that.

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Re: Redwood

Post by Ronb172 » Sat Jan 06, 2018 8:34 am

I used redwood on one of my paddle boards. Worked out great.
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